Chancellor Fariña Encourages Parents to Get Involved by Running for an Education Council Seat

The 36 Community Education Councils include 32 District Councils and Four Citywide Councils, one each for High Schools, English Language Learners, Special Education and District 75 CCECs Offer Parents an Opportunity to Shape Educational Policies in their Districts and Make a Direct Impact in their School Communities New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today…

Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual African-American Heritage Celebration

On Thursday February 12th, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his Annual African-American Heritage Celebration in Co-op City. Pictured are: Jamaal Bailey, Borough President Diaz, Dr. Dena Robins, Bessie Jackson, Karen Washington and PIX11 co-anchor Kori Chambers, who emceed the event. On Thursday, February 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his Annual…

The Bronx Invites the Pope

(Bronx, NY) –New York City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr., New York City Comptroller, Scott Stringer, Congressman Jose E. Serrano and New York City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson are publicly inviting Pope Francis to Yankee Stadium. In a full-page newspaper ad the officials are asking The Pontiff to conduct a mass…